Textile Based Crafting

Monday 11 – Friday 15 January

10.30 – 1.30pm

Westland District Library

Come and join us for a week of textile based crafting.

Each day there is a different activity this is a great opportunity to learn a new skill and have fun with friends.
Monday: Embroidery
Tuesday: Tie Dye
Wednesday: Sewing Monsters
Thursday: Bead Crafting
Friday: Wool and Wire Names
Registrations essential, please contact the library to register.

For children aged 5+ years

Kumara Races 2021

Kumara Races

The feature race is the Kumara Gold Nuggets and as well as the prize money,

the winning owners receive two ounces of Gold.

Many West Coasters return for this historic race day to meet with family and friends and enjoy the social atmosphere generated by the many tents and BBQ’s which carry on until late in the night.

This is a family friendly event and there will be great entertainment as well as local food to experience such as whitebait and venison.

If you are looking for a taste of West Coast hospitality this is a race day not to miss.

That evening DJ Clint will be playing.

Tuesdays 3.30-4.30pm Steam Club

Westland District Library STEAM Club
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics
STEAM activities expose children to different creative processes, it enables children to collaborate with others, think critically, and problem-solve through hands-on learning experiences.
Westland District Library STEAM Club is a six-week programme for children 8 years and upwards, offered during school terms.
STEAM Club will run on Tuesdays from 3.30 -4.30pm
Our first term has proven popular and is already fully booked so we are now taking pre-registrations for term 4.
To register your child please contact Krystel, our Youth Librarian
Phone: 03 755 6208
Email: krystel.woodcock@westlib.co.nz
$2 donation towards the cost of materials would be appreciated.
Programme numbers are limited and spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Vocal Collective

Saturday 3 August


The Vocal Collective, formerly Christchurch Pops Choir, was created in 2011 to bring joy to the people of Christchurch and thrills in performing popular music at venues around the city and beyond. The repertoire is chosen from a wide range of genres with vocal styles such as pop, rock, jazz, musical theatre, swing, soul, and even some traditional classics, creating an exciting mix for performers and audiences alike.
The 90 strong choir sing with passion, energy and gusto and you never know where the choir will pop up next. They are in demand at corporate functions, formal concerts, weddings and community events. Experience the joy of massed voices delivering The Vocal Collective spin on some of your favourites.
Follow the choir’s activities at www.facebook.com/thevocalcollective and www.thevocalcollective.co.nz